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Old 08-11-09, 10:58 PM
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Freecoaster hubs or Cassette...?

Whats the diff between a freecoaster hub and a cassette hub?

Ive been wanting to buy new hubs btw.
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Old 08-11-09, 11:02 PM
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a free coaster i a hub that makes u not have to pedal in a fakie... watch this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12I8iK12oqA
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Old 08-11-09, 11:15 PM
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Most freecoasters use a clutch system for engagement. And yes, you don't have to pedal while riding fakie.

A cassette uses pawls and springs.
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Old 08-12-09, 01:13 AM
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don't buy a freecoaster unless you learn how to maintain it.
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Old 08-12-09, 06:35 PM
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how hard is it to mantain?like lubrication?
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You have to take apart the driver every few weeks or so to clean it and re-grease/lube it.
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oh..ok thanks.
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